Natasha earned a BA in Russian Language and Literature from Volgograd State University in Russia, and an MA in Russian, an MS in Curriculum Development and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the State University of New York at Albany, with the dissertation topic “The Construct of Effective Online Language Teaching: Instructors’ Perspectives.”
She has been teaching all levels of Russian both face-to-face and online at various colleges and universities. One of her specialties is teaching faculty development courses, workshops, and graduate courses on the use of technologies in teaching practice. Presently Dr. Anthony works part-time at GT where she teaches online Russian courses.
Being an active scholar, Dr. Anthony has participated in a number of publications concerning different aspects of the use of technologies in teaching foreign languages. The articles she authored and co-authored appeared in such journals as CALICO, CALL, TESOL Quarterly, System, Heritage Language Journal, Journal of Educational Technology Systems and others. She also recently co-authored a book called "Teaching Languages Online" published in 2010 by Multilingual Matters in Bristol, UK.